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The best and worst areas of the UK for truck drivers

A new study has revealed the best places in Great Britain for truck drivers. The results are in and… The East and West Midlands are ranked first and second, based on average HGV driver pay, number of jobs, employment density and the cost of living. According to...

RHA demands consideration for haulage industry

The RHA has spoken out regarding the upcoming election, stating that if MPs want the support of truckers and other members of the logistics industry, haulage should be at the heart of pledges for transport within their manifestos. In a published document, the RHA...

The logistics and supply chain industry in 2020

What will the future of HGV driving look like over the next 12 months? GENDER EQUALITY In the logistics and supply chain industry, many argue there is a lack of gender equality. There are various factors as to why this could be. Research shows, in the industry, only...

How to Become an HGV Driver

To become an HGV Driver, you should possess a few essential skills…   DRIVING ABILITIES: All HGV Drivers must have extensive knowledge about road safety and be able to practice safe driving effectively. SELF MOTIVATION: Because of the extensive driving and...
HSE Reviews Approach to Trucker’s Toilets – RHA Relieved

HSE Reviews Approach to Trucker’s Toilets – RHA Relieved

The Road Haulage Association has expressed its relief at news that the Health and Safety Executive has reviewed its approach concerning access to facilities for visiting delivery drivers and has re-examined the Workplace regulations 1992. They are now in the process...

FTA Renews Call For London Freight Commissioner

Every year, more than 130 million tonnes of freight are moved in and out of London by road alone. 3% of the capital’s workforce, equating to around 230,000 people, is employed by the logistics sector. Thousands of businesses depend on the successful movement of goods...

Commercial Fleet Using 3G Vehicle Cameras To Defend Against Claims

The proposals which are due to be introduced to all HGV operators across the capital from 2020, could be a massive step forward in terms of road safety. 3G vehicle cameras are increasingly becoming popular with road users, in order to challenge fraudulent insurance...

We Want a Cleaner London – But Not At Any Price, Says RHA

The Road Haulage Association is warning that the London economy risks being damaged by the new Toxin Tax and the planned Ultra Low Emission Zone being imposed by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. From Monday, any diesel vehicle registered in 2006 in earlier, which...

Winter Vehicle Safety

The winter months are fast approaching, meaning the roads are going to be slippery, and possibly even covered in snow. Driving becomes a huge hazard during this season for lorry drivers. At most occasions, HGVs cannot avoid driving in conditions like this, so...